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FIR registered against 16 CTD officials for involvement in fatal shooting of four people in Sahiwal

It was initially reported that the CTD had rescued three kidnapped children

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January 20, 2019


Karachi police arrest three suspected ISIS kidnappers

The identities of suspected militants were not revealed by the police.

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September 12, 2018


Two ‘Facebook kidnappers’ arrested in Gujranwala

Two men were arrested in Gujranwala for impersonating women on Facebook and using fake profiles to blackmail and later kidnap men. Police said they arrested the kidnappers, identified as Mohsin and Faisal, and safely recovered the victims. A video was also found in which the kidnapped men were being beaten up. The kidnappers used voice…

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June 10, 2018


Police bust gang behind 5-year-old’s kidnapping in Karachi, gun down two

KARACHI: Police on Saturday gunned down two kidnappers who had nabbed a five-year-old Abban in the metropolis and bust the entire gang.  According to details, the two kidnappers who were identified as Zaheer Mirza and Zaki were gunned down by police after they attempted to flee and opened fire on police officials. Also read: Kidnapped…

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December 9, 2017


Two kidnappers gunned down in Karachi encounter

KARACHI: Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) unit of Sindh Police gunned down two kidnappers in an encounter at Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, Samaa reported. According to details, AVCC carried out a raid at Jauhar when two abductors opened fire at fire at them. An exchange of fire took place between the law enforcers and the criminals…

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December 9, 2017


Terror bid foiled in Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers foiled a terror bid in Karachi on Friday night, Samaa reported. According to details, the para-military force recovered a cache of weapons from Landhi area that were to be used for terrorism in the provincial capital. Recovered weapons including a sub-machine gun, two rifles, five pistols, two MP-5s, two shotguns, four bullet proof…

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May 6, 2017


Kidnappers did not ask for money: Gilani

MULTAN: Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said that the kidnappers of his son Ali Haider Gilani did not ask for money as ransom but demanded their accomplices be freed instead. Addressing a media conference here on Sunday, Gilani confirmed he talked to his son over the phone after two years. “Ali Haider Gilani is…

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May 24, 2015


Kidnappers free US journalist missing in Syria since 2012

DUBAI: Kidnappers in Syria have freed a U.S. journalist missing since 2012, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, following what Qatari-owned Al Jazeera said were efforts by the Gulf Arab state to win his release. Kerry said in a statement announcing the release of Theo Curtis that the United States was using…

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August 24, 2014


Brave 7-year-old abduction survivor vows revenge on kidnappers

KARACHI: When I grow up I will catch those who tried to kidnap me and had them thrown in the jail. These were the candid words of a confident 7-year-old Bilal, who was almost abducted by a couple of cold-blooded snatchers, who had threatened to hack his limbs off and maybe turn him into a…

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March 15, 2014


Minor girl recovered in Karachi, four kidnappers killed

Staff ReportKARACHI: A three-year-old abducted girl was recovered on Thursday as four kidnappers were killed in a successful police action in Karachi, SAMAA reported.Addressing a press conference here, chief of the Citizens Police Liaison Committee Ahmed Chinoy said that a joint operation was carried out by the CPLC and Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) in Neelam…

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July 18, 2013


Rangers recover 3 abductees, arrest 5 kidnappers from Karachi

Staff ReportKARACHI: Rangers recovered three abductees and arrested five kidnappers from Lyari area of the city, SAMAA reports on Friday.According to Rangers’ spokesman, the three persons were kidnapped for ransom.The arrested kidnappers included a criminal involved in Arshad Papu’s murder.The arrested kidnappers were shifted to unknown location for further interrogation.Rangers also recovered weapons and explosives…

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June 21, 2013


Nowshera: Operation underway to recover Haider Gilani, 4 kidnappers arrested

Staff Report NOWSHERA: Police and security forces on Thursday conducted raids in an area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Nowshera district to recover Ali Haider Gilani, the son of former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was kidnapped last week, SAMAA reported. Earlier there were conflicting reports about Gilani’s recovery in operation. DPO Nowshera Waqar Ahmed…

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May 16, 2013


French photographer escapes Afghan kidnappers after four months

KABUL: A French photographer kidnapped in Afghanistan four months ago fled his captors on Monday and was now safe in the hands of officials from his embassy, the Afghan Interior Ministry said.Twenty-nine-year-old freelancer Pierre Borghi had been chained up in a crudely dug hole covered by a trap door but managed to escape and reached…

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April 8, 2013


Brave mother saves young daughter from 10 kidnappers in Quetta

Staff ReportQUETTA: A brave mother stood firm in front of ten armed intruders and did not allow them abduction of her young girl from own house in Quetta, SAMAA reports.According to details, ten armed attackers forcefully intruded into house of Dr. Sadiq in Block-2 of Sattelite Town in Quetta on Sunday and tried to kidnap…

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March 10, 2013


Yemen kidnappers free Swiss woman after Qatari mediation: agency

DOHA: A Swiss woman held hostage for nearly a year in Yemen has been freed by her kidnappers and flown to Doha following mediation by Qatar, the Qatari state news agency QNA reported late on Wednesday.Armed tribesmen had kidnapped the teacher in the western Yemeni port city of Hudaida in March 2012 to press their…

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February 28, 2013


Kidnappers cut off youths tongue in Faisalabad

Staff ReportFAISALABAD: Kidnappers cut off the tongue of a youth whose family could not arrange for his ransom, SAMAA reported Saturday.According to the victim’s father, his son Asif was kidnapped three days ago; the kidnappers demanded Rs.5 lakh as ransom for his release. Failing to receive any money, the abductor severed the abductee’s tongue.A case…

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January 26, 2013


Karachi police kill 2 kidnappers in encounter

Staff ReportKARACHI: Police and Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) recovered a private company’s kidnapped manager and killed two kidnappers in an encounter in Ayub Goth area of the city, SAMAA reports on Friday.According to the Chief of CPLC Ahmed Chinoy, 50-year-old Karim Aghakhani was kidnapped on October 27 from Federal B Industrial Area.‘He has been safely…

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November 2, 2012


Karachi: 4 citizens killed, 3 kidnappers shot dead in encounter

Staff Report KARACHI: At least three dead bodies, packed in gunny bags, were found from different areas of the city while a man was gunned down here, SAMAA reports on Tuesday. According to police sources, two tortured dead bodies, packed in gunny bags, were found near Crown Cinema, Mauripur Road. Another body was found from…

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October 16, 2012


Kidnappers killed, man recovered in encounter

Staff Report KARACHI: Police on Sunday recovered a kidnapped man after killing two captors in an encounter with them in Landhi’s Laalabad area, SAMAA reports. According to a local official of police, cloth merchant Mohabbat Khan was kidnapped from Sohrab Goth and shifted to Landhi. After learning about their presence in the area, police raided…

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September 23, 2012


Lebanon’s army frees four Syrian captives: kidnappers

BEIRUT: Lebanese security forces freed four Syrian hostages in a raid in Beirut against a powerful clan which kidnapped them last month, a member of the clan said on Tuesday.A Turkish hostage was wounded in the raid. “We were told that the Turk was shot and wounded, either in his chest or shoulder,” Maher Meqdad…

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September 11, 2012


Kidnappers kill boy after taking ransom

Jahangir Khan shares with us sorrows and cries of a teenage murdered boy’s family in Lahore. Some unknown abductors killed that boy after receiving Rs. 1.2 million as ransom.

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July 5, 2012

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